Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht spoke with CBS News about how the gooey substance is here to stay in the toy market. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for our complete rundown of the best gifts for the season, check out our Spring and Summer gift guide.


  • Make your slime mess free in the Nickelodeon Studio. Mix in all the included ingredients into the machine to make your slime – no batteries required!
  • Ages: 6+
  • vMSRP: $24.99


  • SLIMYGLOOP Mix ‘Ems are a fun and easy way to capture the excitement of slime making and mixing.
  • As one of the hottest trends in the market, Mix ‘Ems allows you to create your own combinations of SLIMYGLOOP by providing pre-made glitter SLIMYGLOOP and fun embellishments like glitter, figurines, foam balls, and more!
  • This product is mess-free and extremely safe- just mix in your components and play!
  • Available in a variety of fun and exciting themes including: Unicorn, Confetti, Dragon, Galaxy, Mermaid.
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $4.99 – $6.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart, Target, Michaels


  • Who doesn’t want to stick their hands and feet in Glitzy Slime!
  • Includes over One Pound of Super Stretchy Purple Glitzy slime.
  • Has a vibrating motor to roll your feet and hands into.
  • Squish and Drip, Poke and Pop, kids love the feeling of Compound Kings slime and the Glitzy Spa.
  • Ages: 5+
  • MSRP: $19.99


  • Ooze Labs Chemistry Station shows just how much fun chemistry can be as you do slimy, fizzy, colorful, and bubbly experiments.
  • This cool laboratory setup has lots of different vessels and pieces of lab equipment so kids can play the role of chemist while doing real, safe experiments.
  • The kit includes a large plastic chemistry station, experiment cards, various vessels in different sizes, syringe, measuring cup, pipette, spatula, tube, petri dish, funnel, non-hazardous chemicals for the experiments, and experiment manual.
  • All of the experiments use non-hazardous chemicals.
  • About 20 different experiments are presented on printed cards that can be clipped onto the lab station for easy reference.
  • Ooze Lab experiments include glowing slime, color-changing slime, fizzing reactions, oozing bubbles, rainbow in a test tube, chromatography, cabbage juice pH tests, solutions, filtering, crystals, fire extinguisher, and underwater volcano.
  • Ages: 6+
  • MSRP: $39.95
  • Available: Amazon